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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 19' South, Longitude: 179° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.15 meters/second, 1656.5 km/hour, 1029.3 miles/hour or 894.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1029.34 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 minorth1029.36 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.5"3.46 miwest0° 22' 55.9"26.27 minorth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 46' South, Longitude: 172° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.23 meters/second, 1610.0 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 27' 47.9"1000.42 miwest0° 12' 00.6"13.76 minorth1000.53 mi
24 hours12° 44' 41.4"881.55 mieast4° 43' 34.6"324.76 minorth938.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 12:10 PM177 km110 miles96 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 12:10 PM905 km562 miles489 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoSun 1:10 PM962 km598 miles519 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sun 2:10 PM1129 km702 miles610 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaSun 12:10 PM1214 km754 miles655 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 12:10 PM1259 km783 miles680 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSun 1:10 PM1605 km997 miles866 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 12:10 PM1662 km1033 miles898 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 1:10 PM1676 km1042 miles905 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaSun 11:10 AM1736 km1079 miles937 nmSouthwest SW
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